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Improving Psychological Therapies For Mental Health Trauma National Summit 2017

Friday 8 December 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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This national summit will examine how to improve services, practice and treatment for people who have experienced mental health trauma, with a particular focus on improving psychological therapies for mental health trauma. Through national updates, learning from lived experience,  and practical case studies from leading experts, the conference will look at how you can improve the recognition, management and treatment for people who have experienced mental health trauma. 

Benefits of attending
This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve services, practice and treatment for people who have experienced mental health trauma
  • Understand the national context, evidence base and the role of IAPT in this area
  • Reflect on the lived experience of mental health trauma
  • Develop your skills and improve competence in delivering psychological therapies for mental health trauma
  • Examine your role within early intervention and crisis services
  • Understand diagnostic criteria in the recognition of temporary distress, acute stress disorder (ASD), and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Understand how to develop effective trauma focused CBT
  • Learn from experts working with refugees who have experienced trauma
  • Learn from established practice in the development of a trauma pathway
  • Understand how to work with people who are experiencing trauma related medically unexplained symptoms
  • Deliver therapeutic and practical support to people who have experienced trauma and have turned to drugs, alcohol and other ways of self-harming as a consequence of that trauma
  • Look at how you can work with complex trauma and dissociative disorders including monitoring progress against the 2017 guideline for the treatment and planning of services for complex post-traumatic stress disorder in adults
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence
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